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Quiz Description

Identify 12 actors whose first credited film role was in an objectively good film!

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Questions:

This former Victoria's Secret model's first film role was as soap opera actress April Page in Tootsie, just six years before winning a Best Supporting Actress Oscar. Identify this MENSA member and archery master.

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Geena Davis

Ignoring his uncredited film debut with The Duke in True Grit, this guy's credited debut was as Jack Lemmon's fellow co-worker at a nuclear power plant in The China Syndrome. Identify this actor, spokesperson, and pro-cockfighting activist whose other roles include Blair in The Thing, Knights manager Pop Fisher in The Natural, Ben Luckett in Cocoon and security agent/mob enforcer William Devasher in The Firm.

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Wilford Brimley

While Mystic Pizza was considered Julia Robert's breakout role, the young man sitting across from her in one dinner scene, her rich boyfriend's younger brother, was played by this young man in his feature film debut ... about a year before he and one of his friends showed up as extras in the Fenway Park crowd while Ray and Terence have a deep discussion in Field of Dreams. Name this five-time Oscar nominee (across three different categories) who has appeared in six films which were Oscar nominated for Best Picture, and has starred in quite a few films with George Clooney.

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Matt Damon

Her first credited role was as "Alvy's date outside theater" in Annie Hall, a role she was likely picked for because her height contrasted to star Woody Allen. Identify this actress who was three-times Oscar nominated in her career, with her most famous role, opposite Tom Skeritt, coming just two years after her debut.

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Sigourney Weaver

This guy's first film role was as Billy Crystal's son, Danny, in the 1991 comedy City Slickers. Shortly after that he played two characters that sounded like they were out of comic books: the courageous future engineer Homer Hickam in October Sky and the strange Donnie Darko in the film of the same name. Identify this actor who would play opposite Heath Ledger in Brokeback Mountain, and who will soon be joining the MCU playing Mysterio in Spider-Man: Far From Home.

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Jake Gyllenhaal

When Pacino and DeNiro have their epic meet for the first time in Heat, Pacino talks about his stepdaughter Lauren, played by this girl in the follow up to her debut a year earlier in a Luc Besson film that starred Jean Reno and Gary Oldman. Identify this actress whose next big role would be as a compulsively lying, epileptic paralegal in Garden State.

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Natalie Portman

This woman's big screen debut was as Lonra Karpf in Shampoo with Warren Beatty, a film that saw this woman's future husband write the music. Despite persistent rumors, this woman's next film was not almost Carrie. This woman played the catering business partner of Holly, one of the title sisters in Hannah and Her Sisters and had an uncredited role as Scott's therapist in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. Identify this actress who also wrote the largely autobiographical Postcards from the Edge.

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Carrie Fisher

This guy played young Moses in the Oscar nominated film Witness, playing one of the few Amish characters with a speaking role in the film. In 1990 he had roles in Texas Chainsaw Massacre III and Young Guns II. In 1993, he played Lalin opposite Al Pacino and Sean Penn in Carlito's Way before getting his first starring role in American Yakuza. In The Prophecy he played the suave Lucifer opposite Christopher Walken's deadly serious Angel Gabriel, and got first seriously noticed playing Denzel Washington's friend, Weps, in Crimson Tide. He tortured and respected Demi Moore as the Master Chief in G.I. Jane and played alcoholic Major League pitcher Eddie Boone opposite Sandra Bullock in 28 Days. Identify this multi-Oscar nominated actor who will eternally be remembered for playing a role which he played three times between 2001 and 2003.

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Viggo Mortensen

This guy's first professional credit was Taber in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. In 1981, he re-teamed with Jack Nicholson, appearing as The Salesman in The Postman Always Rings Twice, the same year he played the evil Butch Cavendish in the box office bomb The Legend of the Lone Ranger. Identify this actor who came to fame for his run as the Reverend Jim Ignatowski on Taxi, a few years before playing a beloved eccentric fictional scientist.

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Christopher Lloyd

This woman's first film role was as Jenny Fields, the feminist mother to Robin William's character in The World According to Garp, a role that earned her an Oscar nomination. Jeremy Irons won an Oscar for killing Sunny von Bulow, played by this woman, in Reversal of Fortune. She played Gertrude opposite Mel Gibson in Franco Zeffirelli's 1990 adaptation of Hamlet. Name this woman who played a First Lady opposite Jack Nicholson and a Vice-President opposite Harrison Ford in addition to her role as Nova Prime in Guardians of the Galaxy.

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Glenn Close

This guy's feature film debut was playing Lt. Luther Zogg in Dr. Strangelove. Both he and Jane Seymour were Oscar nominated for their roles in The Great White Hope. He helped Arnold Schwarzenegger's career by creating a great villain for him to defeat, Thulsa Doom, in Conan the Barbarian. Identify this man with a gifted voice who was initially uncredited in his most famous role, at least until 1983 when the third film in the trilogy was released.

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James Earl Jones

This woman's first film role was as the young object of attraction for the elderly and pervy Peter O'Toole in the 2006 film Venus, which earned O'Toole his final Oscar nomination. Until recently, one of her more notable rolls was as Beth Latimer in Broadchurch, but to genre fans she might be remembered for playing Sam opposite John Boyega in the alien invasion film Attack the Block. Identify this actress who was at the center of one of the biggest casting choices in television history when she replaced Peter Capaldi in particular long-running role.

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Jodie Whittaker